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Satellite Report Indicates Potential Oil Slick, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Offshore Florida | 2023-Jun-20

Initial Notification: On June 20, 2023, the USCG called regarding an NOAA NESDIS satellite report indicating a potential oil slick 41.54 nm east of Fort Lauderdale. The anomaly has medium to high confidence from USCG request trajectory and threat information for the anomaly. USCG will update if additional information or observations are received. NOAA is evaluating the forecast movement of the potential slick to assist the USCG.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 26° 10.87′ North
Longitude (approximate): 79° 25.08′ West